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Noun: flying lemur  'flI-ing'lee-mu(r)
  1. Arboreal nocturnal mammal of southeast Asia and the Philippines resembling a lemur and having a fold of skin on each side from neck to tail that is used for long gliding leaps
    - flying cat, colugo

Derived forms: flying lemurs

Type of: eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal

Part of: Cynocephalus, genus Cynocephalus

Encyclopedia: Flying lemur